Submission guidelines

Our 3-step submission process

1.      Before you submit

Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.

  • Make sure you are submitting to the most suitable journal - Aims and scope
  • Understand the costs and funding options - Fees and funding
  • Make sure your manuscript is accurate and readable - Language editing
  • Understand the copyright agreement – Copyright

2.      Ready to submit

To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these editorial policies and formatting guidelines.

  • General formatting rules for all article types - Prepare your manuscript
  • Make sure your submission is complete - Prepare supporting information
  • Copyright and license agreement - Agree to conditions
  • Read and agree to our Editorial Policies - Editorial Policies

3.      Submit and promote

After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

  • Who decides whether my work will be accepted? - Peer-review policy
  • Spreading the word - Promoting your publication

Submit your manuscript in Editorial Manager